Paku Alam IX

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Paku Alam IX
Vice-governor of Yogyakarta
Tenure 3 October 1998 – 21 November 2015
Predecessor Paku Alam VIII
Successor Paku Alam X
Prince of Pakualaman
Reign 11 September 1998 – 21 November 2015
Born (1938-05-07)7 May 1938
Yogyakarta, Dutch East Indies
Died 21 November 2015(2015-11-21) (aged 77)
Spouse Koesoemarini
Issue Wijoseno Hario Bimo (b. 1962)
Hariyo Seno (b. 1972)
Hariyo Danardono (b. 1974)

KGPAA Paku Alam IX (7 May 1938 – 21 November 2015) was the ruler of Pakualaman, in central Java, Indonesia. His court name before he became Paku Alam IX was Bendara Raden Mas Ambarkusumo was He succeeded as Paku Alam upon the death of the last ruler, his father Paku Alam VIII, on 11 September 1998,[1] and was formally installed as Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Adipati Arya Paku Alam IX on 26 May 1999.[2]

Like his predecessor, he was also the vice-governor of the Yogyakarta Special Region, serving under Sultan Hamengkubuwana X.[3]

Paku Alam IX resided in Paku Alaman palace in Yogyakarta.[4] He died on 21 November 2015 after being admitted to Sardjito Hospital five days earlier.[5]

His family said that he would be buried in the family cemetery in Girigondo in the nearby Kulon Progo district.[6]

On January 7, 2016, his eldest son Kanjeng Gusti Pangeran Haryo (KGPH) Suryodilogo succeeded him as Paku Alam X.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cahoon, Ben. Indonesian Traditional States World Statesmen.org. Retrieved 2010-04-28.
  2. ^ Negoro, Suryo S. The Coronation of K.G.P.A.A. Paku Alam IX Joglosemar. PT Sangga Sarana Persada. Retrieved 2011-09-10.
  3. ^ Spiller, Henry (2008). Focus: Gamelan music of Indonesia. Taylor & Francis. p. 89. ISBN 978-0-415-96067-0. 
  4. ^ Backshall, Stephen (2003). Rough guide to Indonesia. Rough Guides. p. 204. ISBN 978-1-85828-991-5. 
  5. ^ Wijaya Kusuma (21 November 2015). "Wakil Gubernur DIY Sri Paduka Pakualam IX Meninggal" [Deputy Governor of DIY, Sri Paduka Pakualam IX, Passes Away]. Kompas (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 21 November 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 
  6. ^ Yogyakarta's Pakualam IX Dies at Age 77, The Jakarta Globe, 21 November 2015.
  7. ^ Who is Paku Alam X, 7 January 2016. Also Bambang Muryanto and Slamet Susanto, 'Pakualam has a new monarch', The Jakarta Post, 7 January 2015.
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sri Paku Alam VIII
Prince of Pakualaman
1999–2015
Succeeded by
Paku Alam X